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Global Vision News

Have you voted? The IFLA Global Vision discussion needs you!

The response so far to the IFLA Global Vision online voting has been incredible with thousands of votes coming in. But we need more! We need your vote so that every voice in the library field can be heard.

30 August 2017 | IFLA Global Vision

The results are in…Real-time IFLA Global Vision voting launches next phase in the discussion

When you gather together thousands of librarians from all over the world amazing things can happen and the real-time IFLA Global Vision voting during the President’s Session at the World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Wrocław was no exception, producing incredible insights into the profession as it aims to create a globally united library field.

24 August 2017 | Poland, IFLA WLIC 2017, IFLA Global Vision

IFLA to launch comprehensive Membership Survey

IFLA is changing. This year it has launched a Global Vision discussion to explore with librarians around the world how a connected library field can meet the challenges of the future. IFLA is in a transition period, becoming an outward focused federation that truly reflects the voices of all libraries in all regions of the world.

24 August 2017 | Poland, IFLA WLIC 2017, IFLA Global Vision

Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL) share their Global Vision

Approximately 100 high-level representatives and observers from around the world attended yesterday’s annual CDNL meeting. The session was organised under the theme of National Libraries Connecting Continents and Communities and included a special segment devoted to IFLA’s Global Vision discussion.

23 August 2017 | Poland, IFLA WLIC 2017, IFLA Global Vision, CDNL, National libraries

Association Members: a critical component of IFLA’s membership

IFLA’s Global Vision discussion invited associations to be at the forefront of holding conversations in their country on how a united library field can tackle the challenges of the future.

23 August 2017 | Poland, IFLA WLIC 2017, IFLA Global Vision

"Libraries. Solidarity. Society." comes to Wrocław at the Opening Session!

Wrocław’s Centennial Hall came alive in spectacular fashion on Sunday 20 August, as some 3100 delegates from 122 countries filled the historic space to experience the official opening of the 83rd IFLA General Conference and Assembly.

21 August 2017 | Poland, IFLA WLIC 2017, IFLA Global Vision, Opening Session

Today's the day! IFLA's Global Vision online voting is now open

Do you want to help shape the future of the library field and be involved in a truly worldwide brainstorm? Today is the day you can play your part in IFLA’s Global Vision discussion, as the online voting platform has now launched during the World Library and Information Congress in Wrocław, Poland.

21 August 2017 | Poland, IFLA WLIC 2017, IFLA Global Vision

One week to go! Are you ready to vote in the IFLA Global Vision discussion?

The Hague, Netherlands, 14 August 2017— IFLA wants to get your ideas to tackle the challenges of the future and on Monday, 21 August 2017 you can do exactly that!

14 August 2017 | IFLA Global Vision

The countdown has begun — The IFLA Global Vision Online Vote is coming!

The Hague, 7 August 2017— IFLA wants to get your ideas to tackle the challenges of the future and on Monday, 21 August 2017 you can do exactly that!

7 August 2017 | IFLA Global Vision

Stage 1 complete! IFLA’s Global Vision Discussion reaches 140 countries across six regions. Now it’s your turn!

The Hague, 20 July 2017— The worldwide response to International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) ‘s Global Vision Discussion, a venture which will generate a united library field and a roadmap for the future, has been nothing short of remarkable.

20 July 2017 | IFLA Global Vision

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